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Read the September 2021 edition of eSAFE Rural newsletter.
Farmers and workers have been issued with an urgent callout to plan harvest activities with overhead powerline risks in mind after one worker was killed and six others hospitalised in Central Queensland.
The Rural Plant Code of Practice 2004 is under review and will consider what changes are needed to ensure it remains fit-for-purpose and supports the agriculture industry to meet legislative obligations and ensure worker safety.
Queensland’s independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, Aaron Guilfoyle, has charged MSF Sugar Pty Ltd with industrial manslaughter under the Electrical Safety Act 2002, in relation to a fatal incident near Little Mulgrave in far north Queensland in July 2019.
Does your workplace have over 20 workers? Are you on a journey to creating a mentally healthy and safe workplace in tough times?
October is Safe Work Month and this year it has strong rural themes, including the launch of a film about the importance of remote workplaces being prepared for the worst to happen.
Rural communities are reminded that good hygiene, handwashing and cleaning are essential after more Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis virus cases have been reported in Queensland.
Consolidated Pastoral Company managers believe that looking after the health and wellbeing of workers makes good business sense.
Last year there were 54 incidents involving overhead powerline contact in Queensland’s agriculture industry – including some fatalities.
With a record number of entries in this year’s Farm Safety Calendar Competition, anyone wanting a free calendar has been urged to get in quick to secure their copy in October.
The Electrical Safety Office has produced five short films to remind rural communities to stay safe around electricity.